This Week at the FLEET & Beyond—May 30, 2013!
A Brief Compendium of Upcoming Events at the Reuben H Fleet Science Center in Our 40th Anniversary Year!
May 31, 2013
Reuben H Fleet Science Center 40th Anniversary logo
Science on the Rocks: That's Hot! Summer Sizzler party
A pair of monarchs rests on a wildflower.
Monarchs fill the sky, providing a breathtaking view.
Closeup of monarch butterfly
Stephanie Sigmen as Catalina Aguado & Shaun Benson as Ken Brugger Photo Credit: "Courtesy of SK Films"
Closeup of monarchs drinking
Closeup of monarch caterpillar
Patricia Phillips & Gordon Pinsent as Norah & Fred Urquhart
Monarch butterfly cluster
Enchanted butterfly forest
Monarch butterflies resting on tree trunk
Closeup of monarchs.
A single monarch takes flight off a milkweed leaf.
A lone monarch butterfly emerges from its chrysalis under a picnic table in Toronto.
A single monarch lands on a bluebonnet on location in Texas.
The sun briefly awakens the roosting monarchs from their fir-tree perches to take a drink.
Monarch butterflies gathering in the El Rosario Butterfly Sanctuary in Mexico.
A single monarch rests on milkweed, a plant it needs to survive. It exclusively lays its eggs on milkweed, the caterpillars immediately eat its leaves to fatten up quickly and adults drink its nectar, along with nectar of other plants.
Ball Wall 1
Ball Wall 2
Light Block Exploration
Fun in Kid City
This Week at the FLEET & Beyond!
—May 30, 2013
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Reuben H. Fleet Science Center 1875 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
About the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
The Reuben H. Fleet Science Center (the Fleet) is home to Southern California's only Giant Dome Theater and 100+ hands-on science exhibits for all ages. Watch immersive giant-screen films in the Eugene Heikoff and Marilyn Jacobs Heikoff Giant Dome Theater, which reopened in 2012 after extensive renovations. Our theater is extraordinary in many ways. It is the world's first IMAX® Dome Theater, the world's first NanoSeam™ Dome screen in an IMAX theater, and it offers two unique experiences in one space: IMAX films and planetarium shows. The Heikoff Giant Dome Theater boasts a 76-foot tilted Dome screen and a 16,000-watt digital surround sound system, providing a stunning visual and audio experience. Experience eight galleries of fun, interactive exhibits, including major traveling exhibitions. A hurricane simulator thrills visitors with gusts of wind up to 80 miles per hour. Enjoy sandwiches, salads and healthy treats in Galileo's Café. Find unique educational toys and games, books, IMAX DVDs and more in the North Star Science Store. Located at 1875 El Prado, two blocks south of the San Diego Zoo on Park Blvd., the Fleet Science Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to furthering the public understanding and enjoyment of science and technology. For information regarding current admission prices, please call (619) 238-1233 or visit our website at www.rhfleet.org.